Municipal Court

Balcones Heights Municipal Court

Welcome and thank you for visiting the City of Balcones Heights Municipal Court Page. The following information provided below is furnished as a courtesy of the court and does not constitute legal advice and does not cover all situations.

About the Department

Balcones Heights Municipal Court is a limited jurisdiction court over offenses occurring within the city limits that are violations of City ordinances or violations of a State Statute. Cour is conducted every Wednesday except during City holiday weeks.

Citations

You have the right to appear in court and contest the charge(s) filed against you and you have the right to a jury trial. When making your appearance, bring your copy of the citation with you.

Convictions for moving violations are reported to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

If your address is not correct on your citation you are required to furnish the Court with your correct mailing address.

A PHONE CALL WILL NOT CONSTITUTE AN APPEARANCE BUT IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY
AVOID BRINGING SMALL CHILDREN TO COURT FOR THEIR SAFETY. YOUR CHILDREN’S SAFETY IS IMPORTANT TO US.

Municipal Court

Main Phone Number: 210-957-3060
Fax: 210-957-3069
Court Email: court@bhtx.gov
Website: www.bhtx.gov
Address: 3300 Hillcrest Drive, Balcones Heights, TX 78201
Hours of Service: Monday -Thursday 7:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Tickets may be paid online at Pay Citations Online

Judge/Prosecutor Availability:

A judge is not available during these hours, nor is the prosecutor. Hearings are held for defendants on Wednesdays only; you must be listed on the docket, for a particular date, to be heard.

Rescheduling of hearings are not accepted by phone; requests must be in writing by email or in person. 

Attorney Information:

If you are representing a client on a case you will need to submit a letter of representation to the court. This can be done by email, fax, or mail. Cases will be reset for 30 days to allow time for the court prosecutor to reach out to you for a resolution. For any further questions please contact the Court Clerk at 210-957-3060.

Court Rules Payment of Fines & Costs Driver Safety Course
Complaint Dismissal Warrants & Failure to Appears Appeals
Court Docket Schedule of Fines